WorldCat Identities

Ingstad, Helge 1899-2001

Overview
Works: 136 works in 462 publications in 5 languages and 6,807 library holdings
Genres: History  Folklore  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Other, Interviewee, Compiler
Classifications: E99.A6, 979.0049725
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Helge Ingstad
The Apache Indians in search of the missing tribe by Helge Ingstad ( )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Available in English for the first time, The Apache Indians tells the story of the Norwegian explorer Helge Ingstad's sojourn among the Apaches near the White Mountain Reservation in Arizona and his epic journey to locate the "lost" group of their brethren in the Sierra Madres in the 1930s
Westward to Vinland; the discovery of pre-Columbian Norse house-sites in North America by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
27 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Translation of Norwegian original "Vesterveg til Vinland", Oslo, 1965, containing account of author's expedition in 1960 and excavations in 1961-64 at L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland
Land under the Pole Star; a voyage to the Norse settlements of Greenland and the saga of the people that vanished by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
12 editions published between 1959 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norse settlement and culture in south-west Greenland in Middle Ages. Field work in 1953. Translation of Norwegian original Landet under leidarstjernen, published in 1959
The Viking discovery of America : the excavation of a Norse settlement in L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Driven from their Greenland home by crowded and harsh conditions, a bold group of Vikings set sail in search of freedom and better lands. With incredible luck, skill, and fortitude, they persevered and discovered a place with a profusion of wood, wild game, and fertile soil. The sagas, or narratives, that grew from this discovery bestowed on the lands a name that resonated with hope and promise - Vinland." "Intrigued almost 1,000 years later by allusions in the ancient sagas of fabled Vinland, a husband-and-wife team pooled their considerable talents and skills to solve one of history's greatest puzzles. They considered the scholarship on Viking culture and technology, studied maps, and researched intensively the prominent theories on Vinland's location. Finally their efforts bore fruit when a remote Newfoundland peninsula yielded a soapstone spindle-whorl, a Viking ring pin and what were unmistakably the overgrown remnants of more than a dozen Viking buildings. The amazing revelation overturned centuries of historical conjecture and proved that Columbus's discovery of America had been scooped more than four centuries before he was born." "The Viking Discovery of America brings to life the true tale of a voyage once thought impossible. The detailed account presented here entwines fascinating details about Viking shipbuilding, navigation, culture and lifestyle together with an in-depth exploration of the detective process used by the authors to bring the truth to light."--Jacket
Nunamiut; among Alaska's inland Eskimos by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
12 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in Norwegian (Oslo, Gyldendal, 1951)
The Norse discovery of America by Anne Stine Ingstad ( Book )
8 editions published in 1985 in English and Norwegian and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
East of the great glacier by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author's wintering in north-east Greenland in 1932-33 in charge of Norwegian-occupiedt territory and as leader of hunting expedition. Translation of Norwegian original Oet for den store bre, Oslo, 1935
The land of feast and famine by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
10 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author's life as a trapper in the Great Slave Lake region, 1926-30
Vesterveg til Vinland; oppdagelsen av norrøne boplasser i Nord-Amerika by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in Norwegian and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Klondyke Bill by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
15 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of Klondyke Bill. Details his life as a hunter and trapper in Northern Canada and Alaska in the early 20th century
Die erste Entdeckung Amerikas : auf den Spuren der Wikinger by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
16 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in German and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Øst for den store bre by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
21 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nunamiut unipkaanich = Nunamiut stories by Elijah Kakinya ( Book )
5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Landet under leidarstjernen : en ferd til Grønlands norrøne bygder by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
13 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in Norwegian and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norse settlement and culture in south-west Greenland in middle-ages, based on author's expedition to area in 1953
Pelsjegerliv blandt Nord-Kanadas indianere by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
18 editions published between 1931 and 2005 in Norwegian and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apache-Indianerne : jakten på den tapte stamme by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in Norwegian and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nunamiut, blant Alaskas innlands-eskimoer by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
15 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in Norwegian and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Landet med de kalde kyster by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
13 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in Norwegian and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
General account of history, geography and economic development of Svalbard interspersed with personal reminiscences; author was sysselmann in Longyearbyen, 1933-35 and 1947; short bibliography. (AB 7722)
Fridtjof Nansen and Vinland research by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
9 editions published in 1978 in English and Norwegian and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nunamiut, unter den Inland-Eskimos von Alaska by Helge Ingstad ( Book )
4 editions published in 1952 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ingstad, Helge Marcus.
Ingstad, Helge Marcus, 1899-
Ingstad, Helge Marcus, 1899-2001
Languages
Norwegian (128)
English (108)
German (17)
Danish (5)
Swedish (2)
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